Photography And Half-Thoughts By Mitchell Hegman

...because some of it is pretty and some of it is not.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Making a Banjo

Very early this morning (before sunrise) I watched How It’s Made on television.  I learned how automobile shock absorbers and banjos are made.
Both are fascinatingly complex in design and manufacture.
This newfound knowledge is not particularly helpful in my life, but I feel surprisingly satisfied.

--Mitchell Hegman


  1. Similar to why I have to avoid going down the rabbit hole of DIY YouTube videos. I find myself researching things like "Fordite" and "How to run a lathe without dying" and then next thing I know, it's 3 a.m. and I have gotten it into my head that yeah, I could totally quit my day job and become a full time mess maker!

  2. I know! I am always amazed at how involved and how fun making some things looks. There is not enough time or money!